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Standing Miroku-bosatsu (Maitreya)

  • Kushan dynasty, 3rd century
  • Stone (schist)
  • h: 153.0cm
  • [20097]

This is a typical example of Buddhist sculpture from Gandhara, the region that pioneered in the field of Buddhist sculpture. The facial features and deeply carved drapery folds all display a striking degree of influence from Hellenistic or Greco-Roman art.

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